Robby Bradforddiscipleship, family, generations, Jesus Christ, parables, parenting, preaching, Sunday themes, teachingLeave a Comment

This last Sunday we took a look at the parable of the prodigal son told by Jesus in Luke 15.  We took away 4 powerful lessons on this story. Take a listen on the link below.  What a day it was in God’s house and in God’s Word! This Sunday we’ll be completing the Generations Series.  Looking to see the … Read More

GENERATIONS–Husbands and Wives

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Week 4 of this series brought forward a message on Ephesians 5:22-31.  While it focused on marriage, we discovered that it had more to do with things well beyond marriage.  “This is about that”–was a repeated phrase throughout the message because our understanding of marriage touches on many other important issues in life. By clicking the links below, you’ll be … Read More

Wayne Rice at Full Life Conference 2013

Robby BradfordChurch life, discipleship, family, First Assembly Community Ministries, Full Life Conference, generations, outreach, parentingLeave a Comment

Wow!  If you missed the first night of the Full Life Conference at First Assembly Community Ministries in Lafayette, Indiana, you missed some rich, rich content from our guest Wayne Rice. Wayne Rice, co-founder of Youth Specialties with 50 years experience working with youth and their families delivered a powerful teaching on how to pass on faith to children and … Read More


Robby BradfordBible, Christianity, family, First Assembly Community Ministries, generations, healthy, preaching, salvation, Sunday message series, teachingLeave a Comment

What a rich and multi-textured series this has been!  This message focuses on the fact that God intends for salvation not belong to just individuals, but for the whole family. If you’ve had a chance to take in these messages, what would you say has been the thing that has impacted you most deeply? You can see the message in … Read More

GENERATIONS: Sons & Daughters

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Yesterday, Associate Pastor Todd Hair continued our series by bringing what so many have said was an excellent message on “Sons & Daughters”.  He took the story of Noah and his three sons and applied it to the relationships we have in our families.  How does one honor parents?  How does one overcome family strife? Find the answers here by … Read More

Bob Smiley Coming to Lafayette October 4!

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Friday, October 4, 2013 at 7PM, First Assembly Community Ministries will be hosting Bob Smiley, the cleanest funny man you’ve ever heard!  Tickets are available now for $15, $10 for groups of 8 or more or $18 at the door. One way you can save a little more for this event is to register and attend the Full Life Conference, … Read More

GENERATIONS: Fathers & Mothers

Robby BradfordBlessing, discipleship, family, generations, genesis, Old Testament, parenting, preaching, Sunday message series, Sunday morning, teachingLeave a Comment

This last Sunday was a significant time together in God’s Word and in God’s presence!  The big idea, drawn from the story of Jacob and Esau, was that Fathers and Mothers have extraordinary power to bless or to harm the next generation.  God’s doing something powerful in our church and in our lives through these messages on different things the … Read More


Robby BradfordChurch life, discipleship, ecclesiiology, family, First Assembly Community Ministries, preaching, Sunday message series, teaching, worshipLeave a Comment

This past Sunday, we tackled much in the first message of what I believe will be a very fruitful series! We looked at the future, the past and the present and considered how the Church doesn’t belong to young or old, but is a bridge God owns where he is doing his “now”, “new” thing! Watch either the message alone … Read More

GENERATIONS–Fall 2013 Sunday Series

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Everyone is part of a generation. Everyone relates to others who are part of another generation.  We all know the power of the generation or two before us and the potential of the generation coming after us. This coming month, we’ll be looking at what powerful things the Bible says about the dynamics of families, generational divide, marriage and the … Read More

2013 Full Life Conference

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2013’s Full Life Conference (Wednesday through Friday, October 2-4) is going to be a banner event from 2013!On Wednesday night, we’ll hear from Wayne Rice, one of the great ministers to youth and families over the last 50 years.  He’s coming to speak on family dynamics.  You can see a greeting from him here– Beyond the excellent content, communication and … Read More